Maintenance of Way

Pending a signature from California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) on a legislative bill, Los Angeles will be cleared to convert its Orange Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line to a…
Harsco Corp. said Tuesday, July 1, 2014 it has secured second major railway track and infrastructure maintenance equipment award from Swiss Federal Railways (SBB).
Progress Rail Services Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., said Tuesday, July 1, 2014 it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Pacific Rail Engineering's (PRE) track business.
A webinar July 9, 2014 entitled Achieving Optimized Capital Planning and Asset Reliability is being offered by Railway Age and sister publication Railway Track & Structures, along with Bentley Systems,…
Pushback against crude-by-rail (CBR) oil shipments continues to develop in a variety of ways, from local protests to looming action from the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Pipeline and…
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Illinois U.S. Sen. Dick Durban (D) joined Union Pacific President and COO Lance Fritz Friday, June 27, 2014, to announce a joint $90 million addition…
One hears the word "green" more than ever at any given rail conference, not without reason. Most in the rail world, naturally enough, apply the allusion to themselves and their…
Holland LP said Wednesday, June 18, 2014 it has received the "TTX Excellent Supplier" designation based on its overall SECO (Supplier Evaluation Committee) evaluation.
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Washington, D.C. District Department of Transportation (DDOT) have released a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the proposed reconstruction of CSX’s Virginia Avenue…
An optimal friction management program can go a long way toward reducing the stress state of the railroad.
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